A colleague of mine recommended me to visit Amersfoort, a Dutch city located in the centre of the country in Utrech province right in-between Amsterdam, Utrecht and Arnhem. The city is great for a day trip from Amsterdam, being only a 30 minutes train ride from Amsterdam central station. My…

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After three months of living in Amsterdam, we decided it’s time to discover new places within the Netherlands and the first one to cross off from our list was Haarlem. This lovely historical town is situated less than 20 km west of Amsterdam on the river Spaarne and easily accessible…

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We’ve been to the Netherlands several times before but somehow we managed to miss the tulip season every time due to poor coordination. Now that we moved to Amsterdam we couldn’t miss it again so we decided to take a day trip to Keukenhof. Keukenhof is one of the world’s…

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While having a full time job and a passion for travel, to know in advance when the bank holidays are is a must. In London, we had 2 bank holidays in May and we got out of town for a long weekend on each of them. Together with the couple…

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